Author: John Lawton

Update 22nd January 2021

Dear all, Feargal Sharkey talk December, 2020 Feargal Sharkey has galvanised concern about abstraction, pollution and the failure of regulation killing the Cam and its tributaries. Over three hundred people attended the talk on...

Update 10th January 2021

Dear all, Update 10th January, 2020 Cambridge Market Closure Update on the last newsletter. https://www.fecra.org.uk/update-3rd-january-2021/ Almost 7,000 people have signed the petition for the market to be re-opened for essential foods. http://chng.it/wYHSspfDSwe See email...

Update 3rd January 2021

Dear all, Happy New Year! Yet again it starts with a bang. Cambridge Market Closure and Petition There has been considerable protest against the City Council’s decision to close Cambridge Market. The closure applies...

Update 24th Nov 2020

Dear all, Update 24th Nov, 2020 What does the River Cam mean to you? 6pm, Tuesday, 8th Dec, Feargal Sharkey will lead a debate on saving it. Like other chalk streams, our river the...

Update 23rd Nov 2020

Dear all, URGENT Update 23rd November, 2020 Planning Advisory Service Review of City Planning Committee -Residents Association Focus Group Meeting is at 2.30 today. There has been a lot of confusion about the cancelled...

Update 8th Nov 2020

Dear all, Update 8th November, 2020 Invitation to “Cambridge 2020 and Beyond” City Council Leader Briefing to Community and Voluntary Organisations 18th Nov Deadline to RSVP, 12th Nov 6.00 – 7.30pm, Wednesday 18th November...

Update 28th Oct 2020

Dear all, Update 28th Oct, 2020 Govt’s Planning for the Future White Paper – deadline for comments 11:45pm, tomorrow, 29 October 2020 https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/planning-for-the-future In proposing to tear down the existing planning system, there are...

Update 1st October 2020

Dear all, Update 1st October, 2020 North East Cambridge Area Action Plan Consultation deadline 5pm, 5th Oct https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/consultations/north-east-cambridge-area-action-plan North Cambridge residents associations have asked us to share their concerns about the proposed development for...

Update 21st Sept 2020

Dear all, Update 21st September, 2020 Planning application 104 – 112 Hills Road 20/03429/FUL Comments due by Friday 25 September  Redevelopment of Betjeman House site 104- 112 Hills Road and Flying Pig Pub As...